Firefighters host annual Holiday Helpers Drive 2017

Firefighters host annual Holiday Helpers Drive 2017

Marion County – For more than 25 years Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters have helped meet the needs of families who are struggling to stay warm and bring joy into their homes during the holiday season. As part of this annual effort, MCFR firefighters are asking the community to partner with their Holiday Helpers Drive […]

Calf killed in fire

Calf killed in fire

Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters said a residence and attached barn that had been struck by lightning was fully engulfed in flames by the time they arrived. MCFR was dispatched to the 6900 block of Northwest 90th Avenue, Monday after a caller reported smoke and flames coming from the roof of a barn. According to […]

Two people cut from vehicle following 484 crash

Two people cut from vehicle following 484 crash

  Two people had to be cut from their vehicle Tuesday afternoon following a traffic crash. At approximately 1:13 p.m., Marion County Fire Rescue responded to  I-75 and Highway 484 after a caller reported an accident in which two people were trapped. Shady Station #16 Engine Company and Liberty Station #32 Engine Company arrived on […]

Driver had seizure, lost control of vehicle

Driver had seizure, lost control of vehicle

A woman and her 14-year-old nephew are in stable condition after their car crashed into a home Tuesday morning. The driver, Janice Porter, was traveling east on Southeast 108th Street when she had a seizure and lost control of her 2014 Ford Fusion. Marion County Fire Rescue said both occupants were transported to Munroe Regional […]

Woman rescued from Belleview housefire

Woman rescued from Belleview housefire

Belleview, Florida — A woman was hospitalized after Marion County Fire Rescue firefighters pulled the homeowner from her burning home Sunday. Dispatch received the call from a neighbor of 5145 SE 107th Place, Belleview, at approximately 2:38 p.m. The caller stated that her neighbor’s home was on fire and someone was trapped in the house. […]

Woman, 69, injured in house fire

Woman, 69, injured in house fire

  Ocklawha, Florida — An Ocklawaha woman was transported to a hospital Thursday after she was injured in a mobile home fire. At approximately 7:13 a.m., Marion County Fire Rescue units responded to a residential fire, located at 7550 Southeast 183rd Avenue Road, Ocklawaha. Engine 4, Rescue 4, and District Captain 2 arrived on scene […]